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ABC
Jan 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
there and said it was a privilege to use the bible of the civil rights leader in his swearing in ceremony. >> the 24th annual martin luther king junior paradex÷(f held this morning this, is the oldest tribute to king in the east bay. the parade ended with a rally. >> people in san jose honored the late civil rights leader by hopping aboard the annual freedom train. this train ended in san francisco, coming up at 4:55 we'll have a report on other events around san francisco honoring dr. king. >> check out this video shot hours ago by sky 7 hd. that is a surfer near the cliff house. >> strong rip currents caused the surfer to lose his bearings. the coast guard first thought of air lifting him but then decided on a different approach. they told the surfer to jump into the water and jim against crashing waves to rescuers. >> shouldn't have been as far as i was with my buddy. he was a more advanced surfer. called whoever needed to call, and they came, saved me. >> the surfer taken to the pier and checked out by paramedic autos the body of one man was recovered and the search continu
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 12:35am PST
the world. >> john bellcastor was barack obama's law partner doing civil rights work in chicago from 1993 to 2003. >> in our law firm he never raised his voice. the no drama obama you hear about today was that way back in 1993. >> and dotting the crowd the young celebrities drawn to obama. katie berry and john mayer and jeffrey wright who spoke of the hope of the day. >> it's about the hope of the country and the example we set to the world in terms of free and working democracy. and it's about partnership and it's about what you know, the common ground between all of us as americans. and so, you know, if this doesn't illustrate that then we have a lot of hard work to do. >> and the musical artists mostly represented the young 21st century artists like kelly clarkson. ♪ >> and an obama favorite and friend, beyonce. ♪ for the ramparts we watched ♪ were so gallantly streaming >> we the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. it is the star that guides us still. just as it guided our forebearers through seneca falls and selma and st
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
>>> is now suing the city for $15 million. the san francisco chronicle reports the federal civil rights lawsuit named the city of walnut creek and four unidentified officers. police shot and killed a 20-year-old hairstylist after a report of a fight with his roommate. they say banta was armed with a kitchen knife and charged at officers. in san francisco, three people are in the hospital after they were seriously hurt in a morning traffic accident south of market. it happened near ninth and brannon streets. a tow truck collided with a pickup. the impact slammed the tow truck right into the side of a building in front of the northern parted. we spoke to a woman who saw it happen. >> the driver of the towing truck was hurt very badly. he was thrown out of his cab onto the sidewalk. >> the pickup ended up into a park lot. they had to sues the saws of life to get them out. >> home prices in the city increased more than 12 1/2% in november compared to a year ago. that is according to the case schiller index one of the most widely watched price gauges. san francisco saw the second bigg
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
auditorium. and honored words of the civil rights pioneer. visible on faces, pride and sacrifices fade more freedom. less williams is one of the living heroes this group thank forward that. >> some youth i think are asking why do we keep sell brailting the past? >> there are two images of dr. king. but young people often see him as just that, a symbol. parents are hoping to change that. it was impossible to miss the connection of dr. king and inauguration of the president to a second term. >> it's a flund continuation for us as a people. >> this is the second time an inauguration has fallen on king's day. a bit of history one generation hopes is not lost on the next. >> another celebration of the legacy began in san jose once again, today, people boarded what is called the freedom train and they were able to join others, parents say it's a chance for younger again raigs to understand what dr. king was all about. >> this is very special to be here today. i want mid grandkids to have an opportunity to see what this is all about. >> the train made stops before arriving in san francisco where t
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 1:40am PST
talking about the struggle for civil rights. >> for if we are truly created equal, the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> reporter: as the president made his exit, a pause turning around to take in his final inaugural moment one more time. a microphone picking up what he said. >> reporter: they look like so many american families do when they take in a parade. and we learned the family of the late dr. martin luther king asked the president and the chief justice sign the king family bible after the swearing in. and they did. david muir, abc news, washington. >> incredible moment when he looks back. what a scene that must be. almost a million people out there. >> i would want to take a second look as well. i want to look at you. let me get your better side. all right, okay. >>> so the inaugural observances aren't over, even at this late hour. >> our coverage continues now with abc's brandi hitt live in washington. brandi, after some glitzy galas, there are more events set for later today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. that's right,
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 6:30am PST
," talks about how he grew out of the civil rights movement, led by martin luther king. you write in the book, david, that race has been at the core of president obama's story. but it's not been in the foreground of his presidency. >> that's true. he's gotten some criticism for that from some bloack leaders. he views his presence in the white house is essential. and everything he can do, whether it's improving the economy or keeping the united states safe, improves the lives of all americans. he's very wary of being the president of black america. he's insistent on being the president of the united states. and sometimes, that's caused him difficulty with certain black leaders. cornell west is one. there's others. >> and you said the president blames his americanism. what did you mean by that? >> president obama is very clear, he has the opportunity to represent all of america. he realizes that that history helps him lead the entire country. and so, he's claimed his america is not simply as black america. >> i was just going to say. this is also the 150th anniversary here for the emancipa
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
president ever to include gays in his inaugural, while talking about the struggle for civil rights. >> for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> reporter: the president insisting we address climate change, and on immigration, arguing we should welcome striving immigrants. >> until bright young students and engineers are enlisted in our work force, rather than expelled from our country. >> reporter: were there powerful performances, kelly clarkson's stirring rendition of "my country tis of thee." ♪ to thee we sing >> reporter: beyonce returning four years later, this time, to sing the national anthem. ♪ and the rockets red glare ♪ the bombs bursting in air ♪ gave proof through the night ♪ that our flag was still there ♪ >> reporter: and as the president made his exit up those steps, a pause. turning around to take in his final inaugural moment. one more time. a microphone picking up what he said. >> i want to take a look one more time. i'm not going to see this again. >> reporter: and as the first couple made their
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
special services honoring dr. martin luther king, junior. hundreds celebrated the civil rights leader legacy. he lead the congregation and he says dr. king focused on people in need. >> he was concerned about and trying to make sure that he really touched the real people, those who had greatest need. and of course there were those who were in poverty and those who were poor and those who had no jobs. >> he has taken dr. king's message to heart. it provides more than one million free meals a year along with affordable housing and health care. >> tomorrow is a holiday so a lot of people will be off and wondering what the weather will be like. >> exactly. leigh glaser will be back. >> it will be terrific. if you look back east at the inauguration festivities. washington, d.c., the expected temperature is 42 degrees. a 30% chance of a few snow showers. it looks high and dry and 52 for dallas and phoenix 75. if you are traveling airbeds -- around the state it will be a mild to almost warm day statewide. southern california is getting up into the 80s. my map is going to come up here in a se
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
special services honoring dr. martin luther king, junior. hundreds celebrated the civil rights leader legacy. he lead the congregation and he says dr. king focused on people in need. >> he was concerned about and trying to make sure that he really touched the real people, those who had greatest need. and of course there were those who were in poverty and those who were poor and those who had no jobs. >> he has taken dr. king's message to heart. it provides more than one million free meals a year along with affordable housing and health care. >> tomorrow is a holiday so a lot of people will be off and wondering what the weather will be like. >> exactly. leigh glaser will be back. >> it will be terrific. if you look back east at the inauguration festivities. washington, d.c., the expected temperature is 42 degrees. a 30% chance of a few snow showers. it looks high and dry and 52 for dallas and phoenix 75. if you are traveling airbeds -- around the state it will be a mild to almost warm day statewide. southern california is getting up into the 80s. my map is going to come up here in a se
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
people know that martin luther king and malcolm x were certainly huge and symbolic leaders of the civil rights movement. they were not friendly in life. but their two widows forged an intensely deep friendship. and i don't think a lot of people know that. >> right. i didn't know, either. that's what drew me to the story. the fact that they were friends. and they look at the bigger picture to, you know, live out their husbands' legacies to keep the dream alive, so to speak. and they didn't fight. they just -- >> because martin was peaceful to gandhi. and malcolm x., fiery. you know, by any means necessary. so, you know, whatever public was attracted to, you had your sides you could go to. but they lived beyond that. >> exactly. the two women actually forged a really deep and intimate bond, not the least of which, they were both widows. they both lost their husbands violently. >> they had that deeply in common. they had families to raise. they were committed to the movement, and to the community, and to the struggle, i think to the larger issues. so, they were to get past it what was cons
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am PST
walnut creek man shot to death of the last month is suing the city for 15 million. the civil right's lawsuit filed in federal court in san francisco names the city of walnut creek and four unidentified police officer. the police chief is defending the actions of his officers who shot and killed anthony danta two days after christmas. danta was armed with a kitchen knife. sue hall is following the tuesday morning traffic. >> going to live or a few minutes ago in san francisco. injury accident. you can see the pick up truck. there was a tow truck involved . major injuries and once again ninth and brenon investigation is under way there is a look at the tow truck. it has caused delays . north 101 near third. eric n >> when we come check outut beautiful sunrise and catching all of the beautiful colors on my facebook page. live doppler is quiet. temperatures in the 30s and 40s right now and close average ♪ >>> super bowl ads are pushing the envelope again. this time, it's all about the viewer. you can be part of the big pepsi super bowl ad. be right there with beyonce. this is happening in so m
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